"In Flanders Fields" is a war poem written during the First World War by Canadian physician and Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae. He was inspired to write it on May after his friend and fellow soldier Alexis Helmer died in the Second Battle of Ypres.
In Flanders fields the poppies blow, Between the crosses row on row To mark our place; We shall not sleep though poppies grow In Flanders fields. John McCrae, - Written to honor those who lost their lives on France's fields during WWI.
John McCrae wrote "In Flanders Fields" in 1915 after the Second Battle of Ypres during World War 1. Students will learn about the poem and the author and then analyze the poem. This analysis ties in perfectly to a World War I lesson, a Remembrance Day lesson, or a Veterans Day lesson. This 10 page resource is great for your 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th grade classroom or homeschool students. Middle School & High School Approved! $